Five Reasons to Listen

A Special Guest Post by Angela Walton-Raji How many times do we recall Thanksgiving events from years gone by? We can remember our elders who were at the dinner, and in many cases they prepared the meal that we all enjoyed. Then time passed and they were gone. We miss...

South Carolina Historical Society Finding Aids Online

The South Carolina Historical Society, one of the richest archives for Lowcountry genealogy research, has placed their finding aids online. Planning a research trip to Charleston? Be sure to bookmark the South Carolina Historical Society’s Finding Aids page so...

Guest Blogger Thomas MacEntee: Heritage Travel Comes of Age

Heritage Travel Comes of Age A Guest Post by Thomas MacEntee There comes a time in our lives when the need to learn more about our ancestors “kicks in.” The timing is different for everyone, but one component of the discovery process that more and more people are...

Coming Wednesday, Nov. 6 ~ Lowcountry Roots Travel Blog!

Coming Soon! Wednesday, November 6, 2013, we will launch the new Lowcountry Roots Travel blog on LCA! And who better to launch a travel blog than Genealogy Travel Ninja Thomas MacEntee? Thomas has just published the Kindle book Family History Trippin’ – A...

Marshlands Plantation

Marshlands Plantation   Associated Owners and Documents   John Ball (1760-1817) [1] References Cited [1] Ball, Edward 1998 Slaves In the Family. New York: Ballantine Books, p. 264; “South Carolina Estate Inventories and Bills of Sale, 1732-1872,” Database...

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